Ocean City

Ocean City Travel Tips

Ocean City is Maryland's most popular coastal resort town, famous for its miles of beaches and lively oceanfront entertainment. Our Ocean City condos, homes, and resorts place you at the center of this classic Atlantic coast beach town. Full of exciting amusement parks and a 2.5-mile-long, wooden boardwalk that's lined with funky shops, restaurants, and bars, Ocean City is the place to visit if you want to party on the beach and be a part of the action. Trimper's Rides, located at the south end of the boardwalk, is a historic theme park that has wowed visitors since 1893. The beaches north of boardwalk are quieter and kayaking and boating to nearby Assateague Island is a popular outdoor activity.

Stroll the entertaining Ocean City boardwalk, ride the famous Tidal Wave Roller Coaster, and spend time on the water of Isle of Wight Bay. Vacation Rentals by Choice Hotels™ oceanfront condos, beach houses, and resorts in Ocean City give you the keys to Maryland's top beach town.

Ocean City Vacation FAQs

Where are the best places to stay in Ocean City?

The best way to experience Ocean City is by renting a vacation condo, house, or resort. Explore hundreds of properties available to rent for your Ocean City vacation. Stay in North Ocean City, near the Ocean City Boardwalk, on the Atlantic Ocean, or bayside.

What are the best attractions in Ocean City?

Ocean City has unbeatable things to do. Some popular attractions and places to visit include the Ocean City Boardwalk, Trimper’s Rides, Jolly Roger Amusement Park, Assateague Island, Splash Mountain Water Park, and the Ocean City Fishing Pier.

What are the top family-friendly activities in Ocean City?

Ocean City is a great place to travel with kids. The 10 miles of beaches are perfect for swimming or playing in the sand. Amusement parks along the Ocean City Boardwalk feature family-friendly rides and attractions. At the Ocean City Pier, kids can learn to fish or observe the tide pools.

Is Ocean City pet friendly?

Dogs are not allowed on the beach between May 1 and September 30. However, the Ocean City Dog Playground is a great place to let your furry friend play. Search dozens of pet-friendly vacation rentals in Ocean City so you don’t have to leave pets behind.

What are the best events in Ocean City?

Some of the top events and festivals in Ocean City include:

  • Springfest (May)
  • Jellyfish Festival (June)
  • White Marlin Billfish Tournament (August)
  • Jeep Week (August)
  • Sunfest (September)
  • Bike Week (September)
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